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. >> i'm told the earthquake that hit japan is the fifth most powerful ever recorded anywhere in the world. that is a powerful earthquake. in the u.s., is the design criteria for that level of earthquake or is it for an earthquake that would be the standard, the earthquake that hit san francisco in 1906? >> would you like me to answer? >> i would like you to answer. >> i tried to give a demonstration. we talk about the magnitude of the earthquake. that is not what the nrc look said. you look at the cup of water and think of it as a nuclear reactor. the earthquake would be -- probably should fall of the water glass. -- fill up the water glass. >> do it right. >> if you think of this as a nuclear power plan, the earthquake and when you talk about the magnitude of the earthquake, it would be hitting the table with my fist. something like that. you will see that it makes the glass of vibrate. that is what we actually measure and we design or nuclear power plants around is that shaking of the power plant. the actual impact depends upon where i hit and relatiin relatie glass. have a
>> chris: i'm chri chris walla. the latest on the battle in libya and the nuclear crisis in japan. right now on "fox news sunday." missile strikes. the u.s. and britain fire more than 100 cruise missiles as coalition forces act to protect the libyan rebels from muammar qaddafi. we'll have an update on talk with the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen live on "fox news sunday." then two leading senators weigh in on the mix, lindsey graham and jack reed. japan works t work contain a nr disaster. we will get the latest from japan and talk with the secretary of energy steven chu. plus, we ask our sunday panel if the president is taking the lead on these issues or following. all right now on "fox news sunday." hello again from fox news in washington where we are tracking two major stories. we have a reporter in libya where the u.s. and its allies are using military force to protect the antiqaddafi rebels. and in japan, where officials are making progress toward bringing a nuclear plant under control. we'll have more on that later and talk with the secretary of en
. the american-led bombing of libya. and the nuclear crisis in japan. one major question about the assault on libya, what happened to the media's skepticism? u.s. war planes hitting targets in libya for a second day today and i have to say this at the outset. the media get excited by war, the journalistic insulin starts pumping as we talk about cruise missiles and put up the maps and have retired generals on and sometimes something is lost, reminds me of eight years ago when shock and awe was reigned down upon baghdad and the media failed to ask questions. i looked at my "new york times" this morning and looked at my "washington post" and didn't see any editorials about the no-fly position. to newspapers don't see the excepty cal questions. what are if they are american casualties? do you stop this operation with gadhafi still in power? these are the questions we need to be asking. to help us answer them. rome hartman, former executive producer of the cbs news. and jamie mcentear, founder of the line of departure blog and former correspondent for cnn. where are the skeptical questions? >>
extraordinary. and because of the situation in japan, because of the collapse of the infrastructure in japan and the incredible post-tsunami effects on the nuclear plants along the japanese coast. this terrible catastrophe. we're going to talk about it, what could have been, whast, et cetera. linda, what do you think the administration has been on this? >> i think the administration has been doing what it can to contain the catastrophe as much as it can. speaking about communicating, well that's a different story. you know it's quite interesting that the president has visited the japanese embassy, but the messaging i think has been a little bit passive. could we say that? >> he lacks the feel your pain. >> i think that's a perfect description, yes. >> he also lacks reassurance of americans. we have 104 operating reactors here doing beautiful work. but he hasn't really made us feel good about them. >> right. >> more frightened of them. >> response has been quite muted. joe, as a journalist and someone who's been talking about this, i know day after day in your three hours that you do every da
cannot confirm. >>> and we continue to follow the nuclear crisis in japan as the pressure rises inside the reactor at the fukushima plant. we want to welcome the viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm natalie allen and this is cnn "world report." coalition forces are taking action to try and stop libya's leader from attacking his people. officials say allied planes and missiles have taken out about 20 libyan air and missile defense targets since saturday. there you can see the skies lit up with anti-aircraft fire. they say civilians are paying a heavy price. libya reports 48 dead and more than 150 injured. cnn is not able to confirm those figures. u.s. says they will assess the damage done so far in libya. but gadhafi isn't known for giving in to international pressure. as expected he remains defiant. he says other nations have no right to intervene in libya internal affairs. he spoke on libya state tv as soon as there were the attacks. >> translator: all targets -- maritime targets will be exposed to real danger. lithuania and north africa. because of this aggression a
with us. "the new york times", and steve powers, energy reporters. you will get a status report on japan tomorrow. what you think you learn? guest: we will have a meeting with the full commission on the nrc. we will have a brief discussion on what kind of impact radiation could have for the public, and then we will take a look at some things, kind of a plan for a plant for how we intend to go forward and what kinds of things we may need to look at for u.s. nuclear reactors. host: with the fukushima plant in particular, at two of the six reactors are under control. japanese officials have indicated that this facility will have to be shut down. guest: we are continuing to monitor the situation. we have a team of nrc experts and tokyo and are working with their counterparts to get information. our focus is to ensure cooling for three of the reactors that were operating and to continue to work with the japanese to ensure that they can deal with the situation two of the spent fulel areas. host: do you have faith in the information you are getting from the japanese government? guest: right now
discussion without addressing japan first. this is a show that is pretaped before the sunday morning time slot, so things may have changed. >> yes. >> but assuming things are progressing, what do we know economically about what this is going to mean? >> well, the two key aspects about japan and its relationship to the united states, one is on the output of production site. the semiconductors, so many of the components that go into automobiles and high-tech goods come from japan, are put into u.s. products and then shipped globally. the second aspect is the financial aspect. japan is a major buyer of u.s. financial assets, particularly u.s. treasuries, and they are a major capital exporter. so, what has bothered people recently is that japan's semiconductor production has been hit as well as their willingness to finance global investment. they've pulled back. a lot of that money is coming back into japan. it strengthened the yen relative to the dollar, but it also has a bias on interest rates. >> explain that to me. i wrote that down. the yen rose to new highs as economists expected funds
accomplish nothing. and grappling with the new reality, japan looks for strength as the death toll climbs. >> we are following two developing stories this hour on "world report." hello, i'm fionnuala sweeney and i want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. in libya, dawn approaches this sunday morning with "operation odyssey dawn" well under way. french, u.s., and british coalition forces began hammering key libyan installations late on saturday to enforce a no-fly zone newly approved by the u.n. security council. responding to the fighter jets and cruise missiles, moammar gadhafi's defenses have been peppering libya's skies with anti-aircraft fire. here now the very latest. the pentagon saying that so far, more than 100 u.s. and british tomahawk cruise missiles have slammed into libyan targets aimed primarily at air defense systems. despite the ways of attacks libyan leader gadhafi remains defiant, condemning the coalition strikes and urging people around the world to aid in libya's defense. the british prime minister, david cameron, calls the allied effort ag
targets overnight. and in japan, at least 20,000 are now dead or missing in the earthquake. we'll hear from our correspondents in both places, plus the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen; richard lugar, ranking republican on the senate foreign relations committee, and massachusetts congressman ed markey, a voice on the environment. it's all ahead on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now, from washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again. here is the news from overnight on these two extraordinary stories. in libya, moammar qaddafi says every person in the country will be armed, and tells his people to prepare for a long war. u.s., french, and british planes are bombing key military targets in libya after u.s. and british ships fired more than 100 missiles at anti-aircraft sites yesterday. in japan, radiation has showed up in tap water as far away as tokyo. japan says one of the reactors was so damaged, it will have to be scrapped. and as casualties mount,
of libya throughout the hour tonight. plus, the latest from japan. food has started to test positive for radiation and there are new concerns tonight surrounding the damaged fukushima power plant. all the latest from japan and libya, tonight, on "justice." >> judge jeanine: welcome back to "justice." we are monitoring the developing situation in libya. coalition forces launching military actions against libyan leader qadaffi. a u.s. security official saying the air defenses have been severely disabled. president obama addressed the situation earlier today. >> use of force is not our first choice and it is not a choice that i make lightly. but we cannot stand idly by when a tyrant tells his people that there will be no mercy and as forces step up assaults on cities where innocent men and women face brutality and death at the hands of their own government. >> judge jeanine: for more on these military events that will occur from here on out we are joined by fox news military analyst lieutenant colonel bill cowen and lieutenant colonel mccamry. we have been told there will be no u.s. tro
>> chris: i'm chris wallace, the latest on the battle of libya and the nuclear crisis in japan. right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ missile strikes, the u.s. and britain fire more than 100 cruise missiles, as quo litigation forces act to protect the libyan rebels from muammar qaddafi. we'll have an update from libya, and, talk with a chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen, live, only on fox news sunday. then, two leading senators weigh in on the mission, lindsey graham and jack reed. japan works to contain a nuclear disaster, what does the crisis there mean for energy policy at home? we'll talk with the secretary of internally, steven chu and we'll ask our sunday panel if the president is taking the lead on the tough issues or following. all, right now on fox news sunday. >> chris: we are trashing two major stories, we have a reporter in libya where the u.s. and allies are using military force, to protect the anti-qaddafi rebels. and, in japan, where officials are making progress for bringing a nuclear plant under control. we'll have more on that, later and t
design that survivers are still out there in japan. >>> an international superstar who once hoped to be haiti's next president is shot overnight. >>> let's take a look outside. the roads are still wet. it has been a busy night overnight, and we're going to talk live with the chp, next. >>> good morning to you, giving you a look at somersault this morning. southwesterlies 10 to 15 miles per hour. 46degrees, slightly warmer than yesterday. unsettled weather remains in the forecast. >>> the storm kept chp officers busy overnight. rains are going to continue to fall. with us right now is sam morgan to talk about what the situation is. good morning. >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm good, how are you? how was the night last night? i'm sure it was nonstop busy for you guys. >> officers were busy. most we had were spinouts, and what we call property damage only collision. that mostly results from motorists driving too fast, and following too closely. >> yeah. >> go ahead. >> sorry. when you guys are out there, is the main problem speed? everyone knew the storm was coming, the roads ar
about that in just a few minutes. >> thanks, nick. >>> discouraging news tonight from japan's nuclear safety agency, which reports pressure is again rising in one of the tsunami-damaged reactors. a setback that requires the venting of more radioactive gas. fire trucks were able to get within 60 feet of reactor number three, and shoot 1,500 tons of water at it. tonight authorities say the efforts might not have worked as well as first thought. higher radiation has already been detected in japan's food chain. contaminated milk was found about 19 miles from the troubled nuclear plant, with radiation levels five times higher than considered safe. levels in spinach, up to 90 miles away was up to seven times higher than levels deemed safe. >>> new at 11:00, we are getting a better look at just how radiation from japan is entering our atmosphere. and higher levels are now being detected in our environment. nbc bay area's elyce kirchner is live now in lafayette to explain. elyce? >> reporter: hi, marla. experts at uc berkeley say they're discovering higher levels of radiation in part because
as a tsunami in jaan japan overtakes a car driving down a road. >>> good evening. i'm ann notarangelo. among the problems today, power outages and falling trees, including a 100' oak. we have lawrence karnow in the weather center with what we can expect in the overnight hours, but we begin with don knapp in the middle of it now. >> reporter: that is right ann. high wind advisories up for the bay bridge, the san mateo and 30 miles per hour one on the golden gate bridge. crews removed a 90' oak that crashed on a house in walnut creek this evening. rain saturated ground gave way, dropping the tree onto the roof, knocking out skylights and poking holes. no one was hurt. earlier today wind and rain shut down highway 84 road as falling trees brought down powerlines and the rain triggered landslides. the road was re-opened around 6:00 this evening. the usually high-water trouble spots were just under 6' and rise, but well below its banks. and nowhere near flood stage. this stretch of road looks like it could be in the sierra. it's bear gulch road before noon today. that is not snow. it's hail. >> r
but this is a fox news alert concerning crippled nuclear reactors in japan a larming reports on radiation seeping into japanese food and water supplies crisis at the tsunami and earthquake crippled nuclear plant appears to be stabilizing. here is david piper in tokyo. >> reporter: hi, geraldo. rideo active iodine has been detected in tap water, authorities say it's within acceptable safety levels. radio active part cells have begun to enter the food chain here, spinach and milk produced in the plant tested positive and have been banned from sale. there has been one positive tellment -- development from tempts to cool those overheated reactors engineers say they've attached a power cable to the outside of the plant this, could be crucial. if they can power up power systems it can help in cooling reactors. they'll try to get water pumps working as the second reactor then move on to other three remaining in danger of melting down. a japanese government spokesman says there is now stable saigs at the stricken number three reactor. this is important, is that that is the only plutonium reactor and the
crews are trying to deal with the nuclear crisis in japan. radiation levels are exceeded the safety limits and have been detected in food and water near the plant. plus, they say you cannot predict the next big quake but when bay area the knowledge of says that if you have to the next week. the them by developing the news in libya. present record, has announced and u.s. military strike against the military in libya. it is an effort designed to get the military in line. more bloodshed. the nation's government has blasted the operations in their nation. they say innocence has been clouded in the crossfire. barbour has the latest. >> reporter: at the u.s. military has key allies such as france and great billion -- great britain launching misfiles. present record, was speaking from brazil and says the u.s. will not have to come again. he will not idly stand by (no audio) >> vicki: we are having some audio issues. hours after the attack the leader it went on the tv and said that he would defend himself. >> (foreign language) they will try to defend themselves against the united nations c
, engineering efficiency, but sometimes messy government, what impact will the disaster have on japan pose a sense of self? sense of self? plus, china suspense nuclear building plans. is the future of nuclear power now in doubt? hello. anti-government groups in saudi arabia hope to emulate the unrest in tunisia, egypt and bahrain with a day of range, but it was always going to be more difficult in the tightly controlled kingdom, where protests have been banned and officially labeled anti-islamic. a huge police presence insured the barely any of the people who had planned to turn up actually did so. we travelled across the country to investigate whether the campaigners for democracy and freedom have any new hope in light of the arab revolt. >> there were more police and soldiers than people on the streets today, and not a demonstrator in sight. 30,000 had signed the facebook page to call for reform in the country, but the intimidation and threats kept them away. it is about now that thousands of protesters were set to meet in this square. over the last few days, the papers have been filled
tonight two units at japan's nuclear plant have cooled down enough to be declared under control. the small victory comes after days of pumping water into the fuel storage pools. as those two units cooled down, the pressure rose in a third reactor. the units began overheating and releasing radiation into the air after the tsunami disrupted the plants cooling system. as the world watches to see if the plantings into meltdown, there are concerns about the spent fuel rods. those contain higher levels of radiation than the nuclear reactors themselves. some scientists are saying this could have been for seen as a contingency plan put in place. while radiation is a carcinogen, it's hard to tell what health concerns could arise. >> the radiation today and yesterday into the area surrounding the fukushima nuclear power plant are lower than the radiation fields that were observed in the chernobyl accident at the same distances. >> nearly 80% of france's population relies on nuclear power. china announced a moratorium on new china plants. now there is renewed talks about trying to move away from nucl
demands. >>> turning now to the disaster in japan. there are new concerns in japan's nuclear crisis. firefighters continue to spray water at the damaged nuclear power plant in fukushima. but now japanese leaders say harmful radiation levels have been detected in food and water near the plant. nbc's robert bazell has the latest from tokyo. >> reporter: there's two pieces of important news today concerning the crippled nuclear reactors north of here. there's electricity at two of them. they'll try to see if they can get the pumps working. at others, diesel-powered generators do have the coolant falling. the big fire trucks have poured 1,500 gallons into one of the tanks. the other thing we've heard is the japanese government found trace amounts of radiation in samples of spinach and milk in the north of japan. they said that the amounts were very small. so small, that if you drank one glass of milk every day for a year, you would get the same amount of radiation as you would get from a ct scan. if you ate one portion of spinach every day for a year, you would get a fifth as much. even
much. fionnaula? >> thank you too. we'll be heading to japan when "world report" returns. we'll tell you about the latest problems at the fukushima nuclear power complex. i think my purse is upstairs on the bed. it's not here. check the dining room. nope. the upstairs closet? announcer: moms everywhere are finding ways to keep kids active and healthy. get ideas. get involved. get going at uncovering hotel freebies like instant discounts, free-nights... ...and free breakfast at hotels in virtually every city. so, thanks to this large man in a little jetpack... you can search thousands of hotel freebies... right now only at priceline. sweet & salty nut bars... they're made from whole roasted nuts and dipped in creamy peanut butter, making your craving for a sweet & salty bar irresistible, by nature valley. >>> time to find out what's happening in japan. >> japan got more unsettling news out of its crippled fukushima nuclear power complex today. the nation's nuclear safety agency revealed the pressure in the containment vessel of reactor number three at the daiichi nuclear
. >>> as the death toll rises in japan a small victory for rescue workers. an 80-year-old woman and her 15- year-old grandson were rescued from the rubble. nine days after the earthquake and tsunami hit police were still coming through the area looking for survivors. rescuers found them after she crawled through the rubble to the roof. 7700 died since the monster quake struck last week. >>> howard county family has been watching and worrying as the crisis in japan develops. her daughter is a towsen university student spending the semester in tokyo. she arrived home yesterday to grateful parents who were able to breathe a sigh of relief. paul was at bwi marshall airport for their emotional reunion. >> reporter: edward jacob waits nervously for his daughter's plane. it is listed as being on time. he explains how danielle was over in japan and how they found out about the devastating earthquake. >> she is an exchange student. japanese studies is her major. she was there for a year. we got the phone call from her when it happened. it was a relief to hear her voice. >> reporter: danielle's mother was
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but not the tsunami >>: japan's christian communities have mobilized to respond but there only 1% of the entire population; recently i spoke with kent joseph, he said all of those disasters that up to the worst catastrophe he has ever seen and he is begging the international community to respond. >>: we have never been to anything like this before, you have an earthquake, the fire and then snow, a tsunami condemned and nuclear situation and they recommend everyone leave within 80 km. >>: many aid agencies are holding back. ten-mac that is the worst thing that can happen. we were at a church and the worst areas, and we found a guy that we were looking for, there was a pastor and his wife freezing without anything at all. what concerns us now is that with this concern about the nuclear situation, the little help will be cut off. >>: how the church is responding? >>:, they are working together really hard, we meet once or twice a day to compile which churches need to be visited and which refugee centers need to be held and different teams have gone out and we have been able to get in touch with
days. we will have some bad news from japan. a team and his grandmother was rescued from the rubble. we have more on this coming up. also libya. >> marty: the news in japan is a sliver of good news. this is also the first day of spring. heavy rains, fled flashed warnings. a live report and whether coming up. add them up. but is a picture of side, it is very pretty. it is hovering, have blue (laughter) >> marty: is it half full or half blue? (laughter) >>louisa: is half full levitt said. a few scattered showers are made in the north bay. also to the state. you can see it area of heavy rain, the heavy stuff that we saw last night has come and gone. has pushed into this appeared there are three leftish scattered showers as the into the afternoon at the chance of scattered thundershowers. heavy rain near vallejo in fairfield. but ever danville. but a stick of wider view of what is going on preconceived the rain is tracking data to the south. heavy rain, the more steady rain. we're seeing steady rain filter up towards this year. it is turning into snow at the still life. there is the dumping
to power. >> in japan workers at the crippled nuke lawyer power plant are close to restoring the cooling system for those overheated fuel rods. they sprayed damage on -- water on the damaged rods. they announce that had radioactive particles were found in milk and spinach at farms up to 90 miles away from the plant. japanese officials say the level of radioactivity found in the spinach would, if consumed for a year, equal the radiation received in a single catscan. but for farmers, it's just one more worry. >> i grow things and i am worried about whether i can make it in the future. >> japanese officials say the death toll from the quake and tsunami now stands at about 7700 people. 12,000 people are missing and half a million are staying in shelters. >>> governor brown has declared tomorrow a day of remembrance for victims in japan. the governor's office released an official proclamation today acknowledging the special relationship between california and japan and the courage of the japanese people. he called for californians to keep the earthquake and tsunami victims in our thoughts and
. >>> also arc voiding further nuclear disaster in japan. pressure subsiding in one of the volatile reactors, and the government is telling the people, don't panic about radiation levels in food. from the cnn center in atlanta, hello to you, all, on this sunday. i'm t.j. holmes. we want to say hello to my colleague in london, richard quest. hello. >> a very good morning to you. i'm richard quest in the uk. we would like to welcome viewers, not only in the united states, but around the world. cnn's special coverage will continue. >> good to partner with you this morning, libya. we want to start with the coalition might being brut to bear on libya. missiles and planes streaking through the sky, pounding critical targets on the ground. it's called operation odyssey dawn. the main components right now are american and british cruise missiles and coalition airplanes. the bulk of more than 100 missiles fired at strategiic ta guess came from the american navy. u.s. president obama who was in brazil for trade discussions talked about the discussion to take military action. >> the u.s. of force is no
on the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in japan particularly the problems at the fukushima nuclear plant. after which we turn to our cover story, a closer look at the future of nuclear energy here in the united states. reported by martha teichner. >> couric: radiation continues to leak from damaged nuclear reactors. >> reporter: the horror at fukushima happened just when the united states was ready to commission its first nuclear power plants in more than 30 years. >> we can't sit back and be complacent and say, well, we're not them. no, we are. >> reporter: japan, a giant wake-up call for america's nuclear industry. but what kind? later this sunday morning. >> osgood: at times there are lessons that can be taken from the ashes of a disaster. michelle miller this morning has a case in point. >> reporter: 100 years ago this friday, march 25, 1911, america came face to face with tragedy. 146 people mostly young italian and jewish women and girls died that day, trapped in a burning factory or jumping to their deaths from the factory windows as thousands of onlookers in new york city watched
next from the crisis in libya to japan, we will switch back to that big story. u.s. officials say the crisis in japan is worse than three mile island. category five. we will get to the latest to avertd a meltdown. castrol syntec has been reformulated for better performance under the hood. so we gave it a new name. castrol edge with syntec power technology. new name. better formula. it's more than just oil. it's liquid engineering. >>> welcome back to hardball. japan raised its rating to a five on a seven-point scale. the crisis now even surpassed three-mile island. that's the standard. there it is on the score on the grid. time is running out. workers raced to avoid a full-blown meltdown and more of the situation in the nuclear problem, the former senior nuclear power plant operator. and david albright, a former nuclears inspector and president for the institute of science international security. well, michael, let's go to the whole question. what does it mean to go to five? >> probably the more relevant point is is that it's a three-mile island. the real bottom line here is that
. >>> a major international military intervention is under way in libya tonight. >>> and japan deals with the new challenges connected to the crippled nuclear power plant. the news at 5:00 starts now. >>> good evening. i'm marla tellez in for diane dwyer. >>> we begin tonight with the toxic leak in san jose. they've called a shelter in place order in one neighborhood after hundreds of gallons of amoney a spilled at a water treatment plant. it happened on graystone lane near camden avenue. kimberly tere is there with the very latest. >> reporter: marla, san jose police had to go door to door north and northwest of here to let residents know of that shelter in place order, which as you mentioned has since been lifted. it was an ammonia leak earlier today that prompted the order in the first place. and also a quick response from san jose fire just after 11:00 this morning. fire officials say the leak inside the treatment plant is now well under control. 250 gallons of liquid amoney yo, though, leaked out of its tank into a secondary tank today, where it has been contained. according to
military? how does it end? >>> then, disaster in the pacific. nuclear nightmare scenario in japan. how prepare sd is united states? could it happen here? libya and japan, two crises with major consequences for the united states. >> as we begin or broadcast, the united states is at war in a third muslim country, libya. we'll take you there live in a moment. abc's team of correspondents is covering every angle of the story. i'll have an exclusive interview with moammar gadhafi's son, saif. i'll be joined here in the studios by chairman mike mullen. >>> but first, the latest headlines in the fast-moving story. a defiant moammar gadhafi is promising a long war, one day after the united states and a broad international coalition launched military strikes on his country. british and american ships and submarines fired 112 cruise missiles on more than 120 targets on the coast. b-2 bombers took out targets. they're plans to impose a no-fly zone to keep him from firing on his own people. sunday, tripoli shook with explosions and ant aircraft fire. libyan state television reported that 48 people
fax county search and rescue team is back in the u.s. after a heroing mission in japan. we'll hear back after they arrive home this morning. >>> first an early morning house fire. a sprawling 10,000 square foot home in hunting town, maryland, went up in flames. now none of the injuries are life threatening. investigators believe it started in the chimney. the home as you can see here is a total loss. >>> now to the latest on the crisis in libya. the air assault has begun. more than 100 tom hawk cruise missiles fired from u.s. and british warships rained down on libya. the target radar sites in the capitol of tripoli. they also hit targets on the ground. ohm battled leader gadafi is promising to fight back calling the attacks a "crusader aggression." clearing the way for a no-fly zone approved by the united nations on thursday night. the u.s. is leading a coalition of some 20 nations in operation dawn. nato is considering joining the coalition. fox explains how he got to this point. >> today i authorized the armed forces of the united states to begin a limited military action in lib
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>>> coming up -- religion and disaster. japan's spiritual resources for dealing with multiple catastrophes. >>> at the same time, the moral questions about military intervention in libya. >>> also, alongside war and tragedy, we remember the surviving shakers, trying to create heaven on earth, in this life. >>> and jews celebrate purim, with its message that, obvious or not, god is at work in the world. >>> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. faith-based and international aid groups rushed to help victims of the catastrophes in japan. it's estimated that more than 10,000 people were killed by the massive earthquake and tsunami. japanese officials say more than 450,000 are homeless and in need of supplies. humanitarian efforts, however, have been severely complicated by radiation from four of the country's nuclear reactors. we get more from dave toycen, the president and chief executive officer of the christian aid group, world vision canada. we spoke to him by phone from tokyo on friday night. dave, thanks so much for staying upo late to talk to us. are y
continues in just a moment but this is a fox news alert concerning crippled nuclear reactors in japan a larming reports on radiation seeping into japanese food and water supplies crisis at the tsunami and earthquake crippled nuclear plant appears to be stabilizing. here is david piper in tokyo. >> reporter: hi, geraldo. rideo active iodine has been detected in tap water, authorities say it's within acceptable safety levels. radio active part cells have begun to enter the food chain here, spinach and milk produced in the plant tested positive and have been banned from sale. there has been one positive tellment -- development from attempts to cool those overheated reactors engineers say they've attached a power cable to the outside of the plant this, could be crucial. if they can power up power systems it can help in cooling reactors. they'll try to get water pumps working as the second reactor then move on to other three remaining in danger of melting down. a japanese government spokesman says there is now stable saigs at the stricken number three reactor. this is important, is that th
in japan, rescued alive. >>> and a story here in the united states that certainly deserves your attention tonight. [ gunfire ] >> boy, look at that. how a frightening hostage situation ends when the s.w.a.t. team opens fire. hello, everyone. i'm don lemon. thanks for joining us. we start tonight. this is tripoli just a short time ago. take a look. [ gunfire ] >> loud explosions ring out in libya's capital city. it is midnight right now in that country and in the midst of all this unrest this is what libya's state-run government broadcasting is running right now. it's a tale of two very different realities. we'll show you that in a moment. as we go on air, the libyan army is announcing a second cease-fire, yet moammar gadhafi's group is blasting fire into the night skiet. there was already a cease-fire in place and libyan forces just ignored it. that's why the u.s. and other countries got involved to enforce the agreement. the no-fly zone is now in place. allied air strikes have done major damage to libya's fixed air defense systems, that's according to another u.s. official. the u.s. and
and general myers, thank you very much. up next, we will go to japan for the latest on that country's crisis. even though i'm a great driver, and he's... not so much. well, for a driver like you, i would recommend our new snapshot discount. this little baby keeps track of your great driving habits, so you can save money. [sighs] amazing. it's like an extra bonus savings. [ cackling ] he's my ride home. how much can the snapshot discount save you? call or click today. i'm going to own my own restaurant. i want to be a volunteer firefighter. when i grow up, i want to write a novel. i want to go on a road trip. when i grow up, i'm going to go there. i'm going to work with kids. i want to fix up old houses. [ female announcer ] at aarp we believe you're never done growing. i want to fall in love again. [ female announcer ] together we can discover the best of what's next at >>> we want to turn now to the other big story we're following this morning, the disaster in japan from tokyo. we have anna coren. anna, what is the latest you have? >> reporter: we actually have very good news to g
? president chiu: i would like to adjourn today's meeting for the victims of the earthquake in japan as well as the victims during the same few days in china. obviously, we have all seen the devastation and the tragedies, and many of us are taking part to both ensure that such a tragedy will never happen here in san francisco, and we are asking our residents to support the victims in japan. our hearts go out to them. i am also introducing legislation, along with mayor lee and supervisor malia cohen. this agreement was arrived at through negotiation with the 49ers and our recreation and parks department, which is a solution for making much-needed repairs to candlemas stadium -- candlestick stadium. this is in exchange for funding from the city. this is to make sure that our san franciscans can in -- continue to enjoy our stadium and the 49ers, and for many years to come, at candlestick park. i will submit the rest of the items. clerk calvillo: thank you, supervisor chiu. supervisor elsbernd? president chiu, you wanted to be called? >> thank you, madam clerk. -- supervisor chu, you wanted to b
last we checked, there were seats available. >>> japan making progress with its nuclear crisis, a new problem has appeared and amazing pictures of the tsunami as it washes away a driver and its car. and we missed tonight, what made this moon so special. swep rvived --and his v >>> just amazing pictures of the tsunami coming ashore in japan from inside a car as it was swept away. the driver survived and obviously his video survived. the man says he saw the wall of water, but he had no choice, but to keep going. incredibly the camera continues to roll as the car appears to begin floating away. >>> late word tonight that pressure is again rising inside one of the crippled nuclear reactors at the fukushima complex. charlie on the problems radiation is already causing for the food supplies. >> reporter: fierce about contamination from the crippled fukushima nuclear plant are growing. elevated levels of radiation. >> food product recorded radiation level that is over the limit stipulated in food safety laws. >> radioactive iodine was also found in tap water as far away as tokyo. the findi
of china, south korea, japan. who else should we keep an eye on? >> indonesia. 85% of the population are muslims. the largest muslim population of anywhere in the world, but more christians than the population of australia. this is a diverse country. our national slogan is "e pluribus unum." in indonesia, it is "unity in diversity." they have this enormous number of ethnic groups, languages, and they have been able to make a go of the country. >> this is what came to me as i was preparing for the conversation. years ago, and i mean years ago, my mother used to say -- god bless her -- if a business could sell one pair of nylon stockings to every woman in china, they would have a very successful business. was she right way back when? >> she is right in terms of the math but perhaps a little bit optimistic in terms of the possibilities. >> it seems that everything we read about with china and united states is focused on economics and trade and investment. >> if you take a chinese peasant and move that peasant into an urban job, the productivity of the worker goes up 20 times. >> why is
both pulled out alive. nine days after the earthquake. japan and libya. "world news" teams coverage straight ahead. >>> good evening on this understood is. as we go on air tonight, the missiles and bombs are raining on libya. just a short time ago the pentagon made it very clear, we're not giving after gadhafi himself. at least not now. they're trying to stop gadhafi from attacking his own people. tonight the no-fly zone is firmly in place over libya. gadhafi himself is voeing, quote a long war. look at this number tonight. 124 tomahawk missiles have been fired into libya so far. we tackled three major questions here. how long will this operation last? how long will the u.s. play a leading role? and will gadhafi himself become a target? our team is on it again tonight. leading it off is martha raddatz. >> u.s. military attack on libya have been intensified in the last 24 hours. targeting not just gadhafi's air defenses but his troops and war planes as well. throughout tonight and into the dawn, u.s. war planes including marine corps jets launched from u.s. jets in the med and air fo
saving supply already running low in japan's devastation zone. now traces of radiation found in even more food sources. but a month a frantic rush to contain a nuclear disaster. >> earthquake survivors pulled from the wreckage. we're live from japan where a new day begins. we begin tonight with a heavy bombardment by coalition forces inside libya. mixed messages by muammar gaddafi who has called for a new cease-fire and promises to fight to the death at the same time. here is where we stand. the fog calling operation odyssey dawn a success and we're told the no-fly zone is now in effect and cruise missiles and long range bombers have taken out a number of key targets including ground forces and air defense systems and the libyan military answering back with anti-aircraft fire lighting up the nighttime skies over tripoli, it's just after one in the morning there. and in benghazi, rebels celebrating the could alition attack. and yesterday, gaddafi prepared ready to launch a vicious assault on the city in which the allied air strikes prevented for now. our steve harrigan is live with the lat
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